About Cigar Aficionado Magazine
It is a glossy, full spread of brands and their values. Cuba, known for its people’s fascination with and regular usage of cigars has long been under the sanctions imposed by the USA government as a result of its revolutionary activities and the setting up of a Communist state under Fidel Castro toppling the previous dictatorship government.
This American magazine has also had a long list of celebrities adorn its covers, which include faithful cigar smokers themselves.
Cigar smoking has for long been an indicator of status and power, as many visuals from cinema and pictures show us. The magazine was founded by Marvin R. Shanken's M. Shanken Communications, the same publishers responsible for the Wine Spectator magazine begun in 1976. It is currently run under the head command of Gordon Mott, the editor of the enterprise.